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Madeline Ashby

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Madeline Ashby is a science fiction writer and strategic foresight consultant living in Toronto. She has been writing fiction since she was about thirteen years old. (Before that, she recited all her stories aloud, with funny voices and everything.) Her fiction has appeared in Nature, Tesseracts, Escape Pod, FLURB, the Shine Anthology, and elsewhere. Her non-fiction has appeared at BoingBoing.net, io9.com, Tor.com, Online Fandom, and WorldChanging. She is a member of the Cecil Street Irregulars, one of Toronto's oldest genre writers' workshops. She holds a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (her thesis was on anime, fan culture, and cyborg theory) and a M.Des. in strategic foresight & innovation (her project was on the future of border s ...more

Awards eligibility, 2018

Technically, I should have posted this late in 2018. But I didn’t, because I was catching up on a lot of things in December that would have been done in November, had my husband not had three surgeries and an extended hospital stay that month. So! Here are some stories of mine that were published in 2018.




Domestic Violence, in Slate. This is a story about smart homes, gaslighting, and revenge, s... Read more of this blog post »
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Company Town

3.54 avg rating — 4,175 ratings — published 2016 — 14 editions
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vN (The Machine Dynasty, #1)

3.43 avg rating — 2,660 ratings — published 2012 — 15 editions
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iD (The Machine Dynasty, #2)

3.64 avg rating — 582 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Domestic Violence

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Social Services

3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2013
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reV (The Machine Dynasty, #3)

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Milk+

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The Chair

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2009
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“She belongs with me, not to me.”
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“Charlotte leveled him with a glare the likes of which he had never seen in synthetic women. It seemed to penetrate his every cell, as though she were watching him decay one picosecond at a time”
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“It always takes Ignacio a minute to put his sexy together.”
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